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Roskens, Ronald William, 1932-

 Person

Ronald W. Roskens (born in 1932) served at Kent State University (1959-1972), progressing through the ranks of Associate Professor of Special Education, Vice President for Administration, and finally Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration. He served as Professor of Educational Administration and later Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), and then President of the University of Nebraska System (1977-1989). After leaving the university, he served as Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (1990-1992), President of Action International (1992-1995), and President of Global Connections, Inc. (beginning in 1996).

A native of Spencer, IA, Ronald Roskens received B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Northern Iowa and a Ph.D. (1958) from the University of Iowa.

For more information, see Ferguson Cavanaugh, Joanne. (2005). "Dr. Ronald W. Roskens." Early Omaha: Gateway to the West. Retrieved from http://digital.omahapubliclibrary.org/earlyomaha/library/ronald_roskens.html

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ronald W. Roskens Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0017
Scope and Contents The Ronald W. Roskens Speeches cover the period from 1960 until 1992, including Roskens' time as Vice President for Administration and Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration at Kent State University (1959-1972), Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), President of the University of Nebraska System (Central Administration in Lincoln, Nebraska) (1977-1989), and Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development...
Dates: 1960-1992